A journey of epic proportions across the South American Continent, Machete Tours Guided South American Tour journey takes in 5 beautiful Countries in a smorgasbord of South American wonders, from the Andean Mountains to Rio de Janeiro. Beginning in the Lima, Peru’s bustling colonial capital, the ‘city of kings’ we leave the Pacific Ocean behind and take a step back in time, flying high into the Mighty Andes to visit Cusco, once the capital of the great Inca Empire. We travel by train to the magnificent ‘lost city of the Incas’, Machu Picchu only rediscovered by Hiram Bingham in 1911 – surely one of most magnificent sights of the Americas.
Travelling across the stark high altitude plains of the Andes we reach the world’s highest navigable lake, Titicaca. Home to unique Uros people who inhabit ‘floating’ reed islands on its waters. Bolivia, and the world’s highest capital city, La Paz. At nearly 4000m above sea level, views from the strange and fascinating city take in vistas of vast snow clad Andean peaks.
From Patagonia we fly to spectacular waterfalls, the vast and... Read more